Fresh artichokes should last up to a week if stored in the refrigerator, unwashed and in a plastic bag. A little water sprinkled over them before sealing the bag helps them remain fresh.Know More
Fresh artichokes are easily kept in the refrigerator, either in a plastic bag or in a shallow bowl of water. If the artichokes still have stems attached, one can simply stand them up in a shallow bowl of water and refrigerate. Either of these methods allow artichokes to remain good for a week.
If one wants to freeze artichokes, there is a bit more preparation that needs to be done. Since raw artichokes do not freeze well, they should be cooked first.
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